theater in the round

theater-in-the-round

[thee-uh-ter-in-thuh-round, theeuh-]
noun
2.
a style of theatrical presentation in which the audience is seated on all sides of the performance area.

Origin:
1945–50

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theater in the round

noun
a theater arranged with seats around at least three sides of the stage [syn: arena theater
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